Generation:Ag – Today’s Youth, Tomorrow’s Workforce — June 10

Please join the nation’s top thinkers for a summit to discuss agriculture, science and new solutions for cultivating a new generation of ag innovation in the field. Conversations will include the challenges and opportunities of global competition, solutions for improving America’s agricultural literacy and new ideas for workforce development and recruiting. In addition, 4-H will unveil the new web-based, Ag Science project builder ­ an online education resource that leverages a century of youth development in agriculture.


  • Tom Vilsack, Secretary of Agriculture (invited)
  • Gordon Gee, President, The Ohio State University (invited)
  • Roger N. Beachy, President, Donald Danforth Plant Science Center
  • Fred A. Cholick, Dean of Agriculture and Director of K-State Research and Extension, Kansas State University
  • Eric Spell, CEO,

Date: June 10, 2009 10 A.M. to 2 P.M.
Location: Danforth Plant Science Center, St. Louis, Mo.
Registration fee: No charge; includes lunch
Register at this website or call 301-961-2866